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Design and Technology Challenge Task Cards

PDF, Word | 23 pages|Grades: 1 - 2 - Lower

A set of 15 design challenge tasks for students.

This set of Design and Technology task cards comes with an editable Word document and teacher notes.

You may like to print out the task cards on A4 or larger and laminate them for your students to pick from. These task cards can also be printed multiple to a page. The black and white versions are perfect for sticking into note books.

The tasks enable students to use a variety of materials to design and make new products, or to solve design challenges. The tasks cover a range of time allocations, making them ideal for either a quick activity or a more extended lesson.

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      National Curriculum Curriculum alignment

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    • Art and design

      Pupils should be taught to develop their techniques, including their control and their use of materials, with creativity, experimentation and an increasing awareness of different kinds of art, craft and design. Pupils should be taught: to create sket...

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      Pupils should be taught to: understand what algorithms are; how they are implemented as programs on digital devices; and that programs execute by following precise and unambiguous instructions; create and debug simple programs; use logical reasoning ...

    • Design and technology

      Through a variety of creative and practical activities, pupils should be taught the knowledge, understanding and skills needed to engage in an iterative process of designing and making. They should work in a range of relevant contexts [for example, t...

    • Design and technology

      Through a variety of creative and practical activities, pupils should be taught the knowledge, understanding and skills needed to engage in an iterative process of designing and making. They should work in a range of relevant contexts [for example, t...

    • Design and technology

      Through a variety of creative and practical activities, pupils should be taught the knowledge, understanding and skills needed to engage in an iterative process of designing and making. They should work in a range of relevant contexts [for example, t...

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